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Reviewed 23 August 2018

It was located behind the hotels and shops of Wangfujing. As the museum was spread in the former Hutong residence that had been renovated, it’s difficult for the wheelchair to get through. Nevertheless, it was interesting to learn about the life of Hutong in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RayParks
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Beijing local Government seems dedicated to eradicating the remaining hutongs, so it's great to find a small private museum dedicated to them. There's enough explanation in English to keep you informed and a number of reconstructed rooms; on a hot day it's a cool...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I was more hoping to see how a hutong looked when a family lived in one back in the day. However the museum is really just housed in a hutong, and most rooms are walls of text describing life there. I found that a little...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank MillionsKnives
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Although this is what they call a supposed old village part of the city, it is essentially a relatively rebuilt building, as the brickwork is relatively new. This is a small museum, but it gives a lot of history on the village we used to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The museum was an original hutong now converted into a museum. There are a lot of information in both Mandarin and English on how Beijing city was designed and developed with hutongs with its history to how it looks like today. It is located close...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to visit this and were glad we did. It is basically an original hutong now operating as a museum. It is free to enter and there aren’t staff hassling you to buy gifts/souvenirs etc. It shows how life has been lived in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This is a small museum in the Shijia Hutong. It is a history of the hiring with several scale models and alot of information in English

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank perakash
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This museum was conveniently located near my hotel, close to the Dengshikou subway station. Shijia Hutong is an attractive tree-lined hutong, so it was pleasant walking there. The museum tells the history of how hutongs developed, and shows items found in households from the 1950s...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Selsy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This museum is situated very close to the Red Wall Garden Hotel. It's a very nice museum describing the history of Shijia Hutong. Very nice courtyard!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank kar0linacz
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A nice little hutong that will bring you some informations about hutong and some chinese personnality. I recommend if you have the chance ! It's not a place worst to come from far though, it's pretty little.

Date of experience: January 2017
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